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EEOC Issues Yearly Financial Report

Agency Prioritized Tackling Systemic Discrimination Amid Increased Demand for EEOC’s ServicesWASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) detailed its financial management and provided a high-level overview of key performance results in its Fiscal Year 2023 Agency Financial Report […]

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EEOC Wins Summary Judgment Against Urbana School District No. 116 in Age Discrimination Case

Federal Judge Agrees with EEOC that School District Discriminated Against Older Teachers and Orders District to Pay over $51,000 in DamagesCHICAGO – A federal judge ruled in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on November 7, 2023 […]

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EEOC Issues Reports on Women in the Federal Sector

Results Show Underrepresentation in Leadership Positions and Significant Pay GapsWASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released three reports focusing on different groups of women in the federal government: American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) women, African […]

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Senate Votes to Re-Confirm EEOC Chair Charlotte A. Burrows

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Chair Charlotte A. Burrows to a third term on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), with the term expiring July 1, 2028. First nominated in 2014 and unanimously confirmed for […]

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Mueller Co. and IH Services to Pay $150,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit

Settles Federal Charges Alabama Manufacturer and Cleaning Company Permitted Hostile Work Environment for Three Female EmployeesBIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Mueller Co. LLC, a nationwide manufacturer and seller of gas and water distribution products, and IH Services, Inc., which provides cleaning services […]

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EEOC Announces Opening of 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection

Deadline to Submit and Certify Reports is December 5WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the opening today of the 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection due Dec. 5, 2023. To meet this deadline, the EEOC strongly […]

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National Telecommuting Institute Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Federal Agency Charges Staffing Firm Refused to Refer Blind and Low-Vision Applicants And Denied Disability AccommodationsSAN ANTONIO, Texas — National Telecommuting Institute, Inc. (NTI), a Westwood, Massachusetts-based staffing firm, violated federal law when it refused to place or refer blind […]

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EEOC Sues Chipotle for Religious Discrimination and Retaliation

Federal Agency Charges Muslim Teen Was Harassed, Retaliated Against, and Forced to QuitST. LOUIS – National restaurant chain Chipotle violated federal law when a manager at the company’s Lenexa, Kansas location harassed a teen worker for wearing a hijab and […]

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PRC Industries Pays $400,000 to Settle EEOC Racial Harassment, Retaliation Lawsuit

Settles Federal Charges E-Commerce Company Fired Black Workers Who Reported Racial SlursRENO, Nev. — PRC Industries, Inc., an E-commerce remanufacturing company, will pay two former employees of its Reno, Nevada, location $400,000 and implement company-wide preventative measures to resolve a […]

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EEOC Sues Weis Markets for Sexual Harassment and Unlawful Use of Employee Assistance Program

Federal Agency Charges That Grocery Chain Subjected Employee to Sexual Harassment and Fired Her for Refusal to Cooperate with Illegal Medical Examination and Disability-Related InquiriesHARRISBURG, Pa. – Weis Markets, Inc., a chain of grocery stores throughout the Mid-Atlantic and headquartered […]

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